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Student Teaching

  • IF you are an ECDE student entering Block I for this Spring 2019, and you are planning to participate in Pre-K Block II student teaching in Fall 2019, you will need to enter the “student portal” between February 4th – 15th, 2019 to complete and submit the ‘Application’ for Student Teaching.  Students will be using the “Clinical Experience” link to access the document.
  • IF you are an ECDE student entering Block III for this Spring 2019, and you are planning to participate in K-3 Block IV during Fall 2019, followed by K-3 Block V Student Teaching in Spring 2020, you will need to enter the “student portal” between February 18th – March 1st, 2019 to complete the ‘Application’ for Student Teaching using the “Clinical Experience” link.
  • IF you are an ECDE student entering Block IV for this Spring 2019, and you are planning to participate in K-3 Block V during Fall 2019, you should have completed your application during Fall semester 2018. **If you did NOT complete your application during the Fall semester, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu
  • IF you are an ADED student and you are planning to participate in your ‘Fall Practicum’ during the Fall 2019 semester, followed by your ‘Student Teaching’ during Spring 2020, you should have completed your application by December 1st  during, Fall 2018. ** If you did NOT complete your application Fall semester, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu.
  • IF you are an education major/minor in any other program area (MCED, SPED, HPE, Art Ed, Music Ed, TESL, MCLS, ASL/English Interpreter, Deaf Ed, SLP) and you are planning to participate in ‘Student Teaching’ beginning in Fall 2019 semester, you should have already completed your application in the student portal by December 1st during Fall semester 2018. ** If you did NOT complete your application during Fall term, you need to contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu.
  • If you are an education major/minor in any other program area (MCED, SPED, HPE, Art Ed, Music Ed, TESL, MCLS, ASL/ English Interpreter, Deaf Ed, SLP) and you are planning to participate in Student Teaching SPRING 2020, you will need to enter the "student portal" between APRIL 1st to MAY 1st of this semester (Spring 2019) to complete the 'Application' for Student Teaching using the "Clinical Experience" link.  Detailed instructions for completing required documents will be provided at scheduled ‘Orientation Meetings’.  Dates and times are listed on our webpage using the "announcements" link.  If you have any questions, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience by phoning our office at 330-672-0541 or by email mengler8@kent.edu.
  • The application is in the Student Portal. From the menu choose “Clinical Experience”, then choose “Student Teaching Application” and follow the prompts.  Students should only submit their application during their designated ‘time frame.

Student Portal Log-in

IMPORTANT NOTE: The student teaching application is not complete until all sections of the application have green checkmarks. If you have missed a section, your application is not complete and will not be processed. 

Out-of-State Student Teaching 

  • Application for Out-of-State Student Teaching
  • For all teacher education majors except Deaf Education and Educational Interpreting, there is a $130.00 placement fee (payable to KSU)
  • At one of the following three locations:
    • Collier/Lee Counties Florida
    • Paradise Valley, Arizona
    • Clear Creek ISD, Texas

Student Teaching at an Out-of-State School for the Deaf

  • Deaf Ed Application for Out of State
  • For ASL/ English Interpreting Students going to an out of state placement, please use the Application for ASL/English Interpreting out of state
  • Students should complete the out of state application above after meeting with your program adviser to determine if  the program will allow you to attend an out of state placement. 
  • For Deaf Education and Education Interpreting candidates who are assigned to an Out-of-State placement by the university, there are NO STUDENT FEES.  However, students who willfully elect to be placed out-of-state in lieu of being placed at an available partnering district within Ohio, a fee of $130.00 will be required (payable to KSU), along with completion of all necessary documents.

Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching  (C.O.S.T.)

Student Teaching Forms

All forms must be completed on-line, printed, and returned to 304 White Hall

Handbooks

ECED Collaboration in Teacher Education

  • ECED Supplement to Collaboration in Teacher Education Handbook (new as of March 2014)
  • for ECED Majors at Kent Campus only

Collaboration in ASL/English Interpreting

COLLABORATION IN PK-12 Special Education

Criminal Background Check Policy

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